Another man arrested in Muckamore Abbey abuse probe - 29 people now arrested in total

Detectives from Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Public Protection Branch investigating the allegations of ill-treatment of patients at Muckamore Abbey hospital, have arrested a 38 year old male today, Wednesday 4 May, in the Antrim area.

By Staff reporter
Wednesday, 4th May 2022, 3:53 pm

A PSNI spokesman said that this takes the total amount of arrests made so far to 29.

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It is understood that 38 people have now been told they are to be prosecuted by the Public Prosecution Service for a range of offences, including ill-treatment and wilful neglect contrary to the Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986, in connection with the alleged ill-treatment of patients at Muckamore Abbey Hospital.

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